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Another Uncle Sam statue decapitated on the streets of Troy

The latest Uncle Sam statue to be decapitated in Troy.
The latest Uncle Sam statue to be decapitated in Troy.
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Troy police officers found a severed head in the trash can of a Stewart’s Shop on Saturday. Thankfully, it was just the fiberglass cranium of an Uncle Sam statue, the rest of which was still standing erect nearby on the corner of Congress Street and Fifth Avenue. “Well, we lost another head this weekend,” said police spokesman Capt. John Cooney. According to Cooney, someone tore the head off Uncle Sam some time late Friday night ...

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December 16, 2013
4:08 p.m.

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John, John, don't you read this stuff before it goes out? Did you really mean that the statues were meant to "beatify the area?" Isn't it holy enough? Not only that, it was wrong in the print version this morning. Don't you have editors at the Gazette?